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Philip A. Araman

Adjunct Professor
Philip Araman is a Research Project Leader and Scientist with the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station and an adjunct faculty member in Wood Science and Forest Products. He and his research project are located at the Brooks Forest Products Center at Virginia Tech. His project’s research mission is to develop advanced tree evaluation and processing technologies, automated hardwood processing technologies, new or improved products made from low- and medium-grade hardwood sawtimber and nonselect species, and to develop effective wood product recovery, reuse, and recycling ( They are also conducting non-timber forest products research ( Please visit the listed web sites for more information. Phil has extensive experience in pallet production, recovery, repair, and reuse; in processing logs into lumber, and lumber into pallets, furniture and cabinet product; in international trade of hardwood products.
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work: 540-231-5341
fax 540-231-1383
work Brooks Forest Products Center (0503) 1650 Ramble Road Blacksburg VA 24061

Phone: 540-231-5341
Fax: 540-231-1383
Brooks Forest Products Center (0503)
Virginia Tech
1650 Ramble Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061

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Areas of Expertise

R&D Project Leader
Rough Mill Cut-Up Operations
Scanning Technologies and Advanced Wood Processing
Wood Recovery, Reuse, and Recycling
International marketing and trade

Proposals Funded
Refereed Journal Publications
Trade Journal Publications
Other Publications
Conference Proceedings
Short Courses / Continuing Education

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